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What We’re Reading Today: Wait ‘Til Next Year, Conservatives Ostracized, Appeasing Bullies … And More

used 6-16-2020

Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Virus

It Defies Basic Logic That COVID-19 Wasn’t Priced Well Before March — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Most COVID cases don’t spread virus – it’s the superspreaders we need to stop — Ars Technica

Fauci Says ‘Real Normality’ Unlikely For A Year As U.S. Continues Pandemic Slog — Forbes

Coronavirus Stimulus Would Barely Cover Medicare for All — Sally Pipes, Town Hall

Gone Insane

Hot take: Conservatives CANNOT be coaches, or teachers, police officers, doctors, lawyers, or bosses until rehabilitated — Twitchy

Cowardly elites appease bullies of cancel culture — The Australian

The cancel culture twitter mob comes to economics — The Grumpy Economist

Independent Thinkers

Adam Carolla: ‘Cancel culture’ won’t solve any real problems — Fox News

Rep. John DeBerry, formerly a Democrat, says he is filing to run as an independent — MSN

Black Female Street Preacher Informs White Woman About Why Blacks Should Vote Against Democrat Party — Daily Wire

Rolling Stone Editor Unloads On Media, Says ‘The American Left Has Lost Its Mind’ — PJMedia

Satire

Democrats Clarify That Black Lives Will Only Matter Until November — Babylon Bee

Coworkers On Zoom Trapped In Infinite Loop Of Telling Each Other ‘Oh Sorry, No, Go Ahead’ — The Onion

J.K. Rowling Has Been Sent to Re-Education Camp Transwarts — The Daily Squib

Odd News

Police: Man faked wife’s disappearance so she’d avoid prison — Associated Press

Bear beats the heat in California home’s backyard pool — United Press International

Man emerges from 75-day silent retreat with tweet: ‘Did I miss anything?’ — Fox News

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